Deploy Biometrics While Following Consumer Privacy Laws

Although consumers are becoming more comfortable with facial recognition and other forms of biometric identity, they are still worried about what companies may do with their personal information.

That presents a challenge to kiosk operators interested in biometric tools, especially since the regulations are being enacted at the state and local levels. What can a kiosk operator do to assure customers they are respecting their privacy?

A panel of experts will share their insights.


Chris Georgalas | Co-Owner | Daddy’s Chicken Shack

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Ray Ledford | Owner | Lêberry Bakery

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Ava Manson | Social Media Director | Lêberry Bakery

Ava Manson is a college student pursuing a degree in Journalism from New York University. Currently living in Los Angeles, she works at Leberry Bakery as a Social Media Director.

Jeffrey N. Rosenthal | Partner | Blank Rome LLP

Jeffrey Rosenthal is a Partner with Blank Rome LLP, where he serves as Chair of the Firm’s Biometric Privacy Team. He concentrates his complex corporate litigation practice on consumer and privacy class action defense, consumer fraud, data privacy, biometrics, online/telephone marketing, false advertising, and e-commerce. Jeffrey and his team have achieved dozens of dismissals and defeated class certification for major manufacturers, retailers, media companies, healthcare providers, financial companies, sports franchise and technology companies for over ten years. He also counsels clients on biometric compliance. He currently serves as the Cyberlaw columnist for The Legal Intelligencer. Email:


Joe Hessling | Founder & CEO | 365 Retail Markets

Joe Hessling is the founder and CEO of 365 Retail Markets, the global leader in self-checkout workplace technology. 365 Retail Markets offers the best-in-class platform for micro markets, vending, foodservice and hospitality. Under Joe’s leadership the company has been pioneering innovation since 2009. A serial entrepreneur, Joe has founded, owned and operated several companies in the past 25 years in areas ranging from distribution, managed services, restaurants and other investments. Joe is a member of the National Automatic Merchandising Association Board of Directors.

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